Actually, Kingmaker was the name for Richard, Earl of Warwick
who was instrumental (appropriate given the first post on this node) in putting the first York on the throne, then working hard to get him OFF the throne because the king married the wrong girl. The result was that Henry VI
was back as king and then was, truly "offed pretty quickly."
There is some of this on The Beauforts, those she-bastards and there will be more, believe it......
I Want That Game! The board version, of course--any idea where I can get it?